August 7th, 2012

chipmunk in Tokyo 2011

Canadian Women's Soccer Team under investigation by FIFA

Canadian head coach John Herdman is asking for empathy ahead of the Olympic women’s soccer bronze medal match.

Not from Canada, a country that rose up in a rage usually reserved for hockey when it felt it’s team was wronged by a Norwegian referee, but from FIFA, the imperious governing body of world soccer, which announced Tuesday afternoon that it is “analysing incidents that occurred after the conclusion,” of Canada’s controversial 4-3 loss to the U.S. on Monday in a semi-final match in Manchester. The unspoken threat of suspension or fine thus hung over the team Tuesday as it attempted to regroup ahead of Thursday’s bronze medal match against France.

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source http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/olympics/threat-of-suspension-hangs-over-canadian-womens-soccer-team/article4467220/

FIFA..WHY?! I will be devastated :'((